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Jul 272015
 

 

Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel @PGSV

Daniel demonstrates how you can increase your finger strength using a barbell!
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TIME: 15 minutes
DIFFICULTY: All levels
EQUIPMENT: Barbell
FOCUS: Finger Strength

Sample Heavy Finger Roll Workout:

Warm-Up Set: 10-20 reps of 60% body weight
First Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight
Second Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight + 20-30lbs
Third Set: 5-10 reps of 100% body weight + 30-40lbs
Last two Sets: 3-5 reps of 100% body weight + 40-50lbs

 

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IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these exercises is done at your own risk.  If you have any injuries, we recommend you do not attempt a WOW.  If you have any concerns about your abilities or the exercises, consult a qualified medical practitioner or athletic trainer. Before using the fitness area, equipment, classes or any other training at Planet Granite, it is your responsibility to read and understand the posted gym rules and Safety Guidelines found here: http://www.planetgranite.com/climbing/training/training_safetyguidelines.php

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Announcement for the May Challenge Winner with Details for the June Challenge @PG Sunnyvale

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Jun 052015
 
Announcement for the May Challenge Winner with Details for the June Challenge @PG Sunnyvale

Thank you to everyone who participated in the May Challenge at PG Sunnyvale! After ranking everyone’s submitted time for the Plate Pinch Challenge, we have found our two winners. Congratulations to Jeremy M. and Christine M. for holding the longest time for the Plate Pinch Challenge! You each both win a Planet Granite T-Shirt of your choice! Check out Read more…

Memorial Weekend Hours & Class schedule

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May 202015
 
Memorial Weekend Hours & Class schedule

  Happy Memorial Weekend!  If you are planning on staying local, please take note we are opened reduced hours and are running a limited class schedule on Monday! PORTLAND (503)477-5666 Noon Vinyasa, Noon 20/20/20 and 4:30pm Vinyasa All other classes cancelled. SAN FRANCISCO (415)692-3434 Noon Power Flow & Noon F10 Fitness All other classes are cancelled. BELMONT Read more…

Introducing the Monthly Challenge @ PG Sunnyvale

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May 142015
 
Introducing the Monthly Challenge @ PG Sunnyvale

The Monthly Challenge is new to PG Sunnyvale, brought to you by our F10 Fitness Manager Suzie Williams. She’ll be coming up with new challenges each month, with a goal to incorporate climbing-specific strengths into each of them. She’s also introducing a new F10 Fitness class geared toward climbers, F10 20-20-20, on Tuesday and Thursday Read more…

Pushing Past a Plateau: 8 Ways to Break Through! By Erin Monahan

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May 062015
 
Pushing Past a Plateau: 8 Ways to Break Through! By Erin Monahan

Each climber’s journey is unique in its unfolding with the exception of one thing: plateaus. As beginner climbers we are absorbed, excited, enamored and enthralled with our new sport. We get stoked to see progression in such a short amount of time; however, climbing has a steep learning curve. At the end of last summer Read more…

Team of 2 Comes to Portland – Private Sessions and Training Camps

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Feb 032015
 
Team of 2 Comes to Portland - Private Sessions and Training Camps

The Coach and The Trainer are coming to PG! Offering TWO Training Camps PLUS One-on-One Private Sessions! Justen & Kris each bring a unique style of training and coaching to their programs. They can effectively target your individual needs, catering to your specific goals for climbing. Team of 2 is back and ready to push Read more…